Definitions of "spendthrift"
  1. An individual known for making unwise and excessive expenditures
  2. A person who is known to handle money recklessly
  3. A trust set up to control a beneficiary's spending, commonly known as a spendthrift trust
How to use "spendthrift" in a sentence
  1. To curb his spendthrift habits, Paul's parents mandated a financial advisor.
  2. The spendthrift clause in their father's will shocked the children, who were expecting unrestricted access to their inheritance.
  3. The court determined the trust to be spendthrift because it placed heavy restrictions on the beneficiary's access to funds.

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